Friday Report

Canadian, Mexican diplomats highlight benefits of NAFTA

Government representatives from Canada and Mexico testified to the positive benefits of the NAFTA agreement at a recent WisPolitics.com luncheon held in Madison. This came...

Late state budget pushes back fall legislative floor sessions

Rep. Todd Novak says the biennial budget “ate up a lot of time” but he’s optimistic his Marsy’s Law proposal to give crime victims...

Records: Vos sent stern texts to Walker, guv’s chief of staff during final budget...

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos issued a stern warning to Gov. Scott Walker’s chief of staff against reaching a deal with three Senate Republicans to...

Campaign email: Vinehout will formally announce guv run Monday

State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, will formally announce Monday she plans to run for guv, according to an email sent to supporters today. Vinenout has...

Budget’s tax changes would impact out-of-state income, Kwik Trip yogurt, beekeepers

High-income filers will pay more in Wisconsin income taxes, Kwik Trip-made yogurt will no longer be subject to state sales tax and beekeepers will...

Walker vetoes move to revamp Transportation Projects Commission

A legislative push to revamp a transportation commission that’s only met six times over the last 17 years was squashed this week by Gov....

FRI REPORT: Walker vetoes move to revamp Transportation Projects Commission

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Access the mobile version of the REPORT: http://www.wispolitics.com/2017/fri-report-walker-vetoes-move-to-revamp-transportation-projects-commission/ TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Walker vetoes move...

FRI REPORT: Republicans working on veto assurances to secure final budget votes

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Republicans working on veto assurances to secure final votes...

Panelists mixed on Walker vulnerability, see Baldwin in strong position for 2018

Panelists at a WisPolitics.com luncheon at UW-Milwaukee on Thursday diverged on whether Gov. Scott Walker is vulnerable in 2018 but agreed U.S. Sen. Tammy...

Dane County families have concerns as DHS makes switch to long-term care programs

In February, the Dane County long-term care program that 41-year-old Sara Yochum has relied on since high school will be phased out. Sara, whose seizures...

Groups press Walker over potential veto of quarry regulation measure in state budget

Beyond the possibility of eliminating the quarry provisions in their entirety, some are warning Gov. Scott Walker would have the option to use his...

Republicans working on veto assurances to secure final votes for budget passage

Republicans this afternoon were working on a package of veto assurances to win the final votes needed in the state Senate to send the...

FRI REPORT: Sources: Transpo package could keep 39/90 on track, while delaying 94 east-west,...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Sources: Transpo package could keep 39/90 on track, while delaying...

Sources: Transpo package could keep 39/90 on track while delaying 94 east-west, north leg...

GOP legislative leaders were looking at a transportation package that would keep the I-39/90 expansion project moving forward, but not fund I-94 east-west or...

Mining bill could spur mineral exploration in Wis., draws ire of environmental groups

A GOP bill looking to end the so-called moratorium on sulfide mining in the state is just the opportunity many mining interests have been...
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